After that switch to the properties of your current performance monitor session action properties or right click to the graphs properties. This is quite useful, because the most monitorrelevant information from windows systems is available through performance counters. Nagios xi was built to run natively on centosrhel, debian, and ubuntu linux. Jan 03, 2016 i have nagios set upi need to monitor 5 linux servers and 3 windows 2012 servers. Nagios plugins maintainer exclusively, unless you have other c language bugs with opensource nagios projects, then i am happy to help.
The most popular windows alternative is cloudradar monitoring. Nagios exchange the official site for hundreds of communitycontributed nagios plugins, addons, extensions, enhancements, and more. Windows server restart shutdown history server fault. Use the windows performance monitor start run perfmon and add the counters you want to monitor. Monitoring windows server 2012 r2 nagios step one youtube. Nagios windows event log check solutions experts exchange.
Windows log file monitoring, windows file monitoring, and more. If that doesnt suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to nagios and. Looking at the various plugins available i came across some plugins which were supposed to check after missing windows updates. I download the plugin, put in nagios plugin directory, try from command line. Log file for windows time service details created on wednesday, july 2011 05. To monitor windows machines you will need to follow several steps and they are.
Ncpa is written in python and is able to run on almost any operating system. Nagios fusion 2012 is a central dashboard and data aggregation for all of your nagios installations. Add new host and service definitions for windows machine monitoring. Multiple windows server monitoring with nagios techrepublic. If you do not append,0x1 to the end of each dns name, the changes that you make in step 5 will not take effect. This plugin will check a windows system against a specified time source. Today i was looking for a method to monitor the incoming and outgoing traffic on windows servers with nagios. Check windows time against ad or target nagios exchange network.
Nagios is not available for windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on windows with similar functionality. Monitoring windows event logs with nagios xi nagios library. All windows server domain operating systems run the following on the. How to monitor remote windows machine using nagios on linux. Monitoring windows machines nagios core documentation. I have nagios set upi need to monitor 5 linux servers and 3 windows 2012 servers. Server synced to internal ntpnagios server nagios still reports timecheck warning i have set the server to check the nagios server as ntp server. Our windows 2012 server keeps setting its system clock 2 hours back.
See additional projects that extend nagios core functionality. Find answers to nagios windows event log check from the expert community at experts exchange. Nagios xi configuring the windows agent nagios library. I wrote a check for nagios to tell you the number of users logged in to a machine, as well as the last person logged in. Icinga or nagios can be easily used to monitor windows performance counters. Does a windows 2012 ntp server need an upstream ntp time source i have a set of 3 windows 2012 server vms running as my domain controllers. Nrpe nagios check for windows server 2008 2012 hyperv cluster for checking csv space cluster shared volumes. Monitoring specific windows server services from nagios. Find answers to monitor all automatic services in windows with nagios from the expert community at experts exchange. Windows 78, windows server 2008, windows server 2012. Without installing an agent on the windows box, nagios would be unable to monitor private services or attributes of the windows box. While it will not install natively on a windows server, you can use our prepackaged vm and install it on a virtual box with a program like vmware player, hyperv or vsphere. To all you nagios gurus out there, do you know how to get nagios to monitor more than 1 win srvr.
These vms are in an airgap environment, meaning no access to upstream ntp servers. Monitor your entire it infrastructure quickly with the most powerful monitoring solution on the market. The check of service ptdeadlocklogger on host xx looks like it was orphaned results. This agent acts as a proxy between the nagios plugin that does the monitoring and the actual service or attribute of the windows machine. In this guide we will install nagwin on a windows server 2008 r2 host, configure the nagios process by editing the config files, and monitor a windows 2000 machine.
Nagwin allows you to run nagios, a popluar moniting software, on windows hosts. I can see that it has synced in the messages log and updated the time by 4 seconds, but is still over 3 seconds off. This method works very well, but the biggest downside for me was the need to install a client on every machine that needed to be monitored. Nsclient is an agent designed originally to work with nagios but has since evolved into a fully fledged monitoring agent which can be used with numerous monitoring tools like icinga, naemon, op5, neteye opsview etc. Nagios, the nagios logo, and nagios graphics are the servicemarks, trademarks, or registered trademarks owned by nagios enterprises. This document takes you through the process of monitoring event logs using the nageventlog agent. How to monitor windows ad important services using nagios. Adding agentless windows wmi monitoring to nagios david. For the best results you should be configured to use at least 3 low stratum servers. Fusion 2012 will integrate seamlessly with nagios xi and nagios core 3. Want to monitor windows event logs using nagios xi. Recently i noticed that there are some warnings in the nagios.
May, 2011 nagios plugin for windows security updates. If you want more indepth information see the documentation instead. Windows server that are not dc cant be tested through ntp by default. Check windows time against ad or target nagios exchange. If you need to keep same domain controllers ip addresses during the migration to windows 2012 r2, setup the 2012 r2 servers as domain controllers with different ips on the same subnet.
This check will check both the number of users logged in to a windows system, as well as the last logged in user. Fan is linuxbased operating system provided nagios. Windows machine against a domain controller or directly against either internal or public ntp time server. All other servicemarks and trademarks are the property of their respective owner. Without the agent you can not monitor any attributes, it acts as a proxy between nagios plugin which actually does the monitoring and attributes of the machine. Windows monitoring with nagios nagios for windows performance monitoring. Nagios log server provides users the ability to quickly and easily search and analyze all types of log data from one location. Net that gathers some metrics on the windows machine and the hope is that nsclient on the windows machine would execute this exe and marshal. Some w32time versions are unable to query time from ntp servers. The installation of new windows 2012 r2 domain controllers and the transfer of ad roles are the next steps to complete the migration.
Note peers is a placeholder for a spacedelimited list of peers from which your computer obtains time stamps. Vb script to check windows system time against ntpd servers v 1. I have several versions of windows server so a solution that works for at least versions 2008, 2008 r2, 2012, and 2012 r2 would be ideal. See detailed instructions on how to configure the npca agent on windows in our help documentation. George1421 dec 12, 2012 np, this tells me you are running postfix the smtp mail agent. Interestingly it seems to get the metrics such as handle count, and memory size so only the state is reported incorrectly. This document describes the procedures for configuring the nagios monitoring agent on a target microsoft windows desktop or server for the purposes of monitoring that machine with either nagios xi or nagios core. After modfying the configuration files and saving them, you will need to restart the npca services, so that changes can take effect. Just make sure to use double backslashes in your icinganagios config. See some of the awesome features present in the web gui and api, available on any operating system.
Especially those coming with windows xp or windows server 2003, may be by default. Fast troubleshooting for windows time service w32time meinberg. Hector herrero windows 2012 r2 2012 r2, hour, ntp, ntp server, time server, time, time server, windows 2012 r2 9 the december the 2014 as we all know, the time service is the most important part of any network, any system, a synchronized clock on all computers is the least we can take to make things work and also have all successfully. Its not free, so if youre looking for a free alternative, you could try spiceworks help desk or prtg network monitor. Most of the configuration will be located in the c.
Waiting for the nex t check which should be in 1 minute as set in the g file 3d3dno more checks and service alert. This powershell script is executed locally and compare time with w32tm. Server synced to internal ntpnagios server nagios still. See a variety of open source frontends by the community.
Please pm or use other communication to alert me to issues as i no longer track the forum. How to add windows host to nagios monitoring server. Configuring the windows time service in an active directory forest a step by. Use nagios for windows network monitoring and receive complete monitoring of microsoft windows desktop and server operating systems including system metrics, service states, process states, performance counters, event logs, applications iis, exchange, etc, services active directory, dhcp, etc and more.
I presume that you have installed on the windows machine. Your pdc emulator really should be pointed at a good source s of time. We build official binaries for windows, mac os x, and. The plugin detects the status of all the replication partners and consists of two parts. Download the latest nagios core plugins package 50 plugins. I need to check them from across the wan with a linux based nagios box.
Page 3 16 updated july, 2019 nagios xi the industry standard in infrastructure monitoring monitoring windows. I have also an icinga server with the nagios nrpe plugin installed. It can return critical if the last logged in user does not match the one defined. Monitor windows servers 2003 2008 using nagios server. Otherwise if you are using something like wmi checks you can also query service information in a variety of ways. Nagios config files for multiple servers linux forum spiceworks. I have already added one linux server and one windows servernow i need to add the rest. While a bit raw, it does return some common errors i. Configure nagios server for monitoring windows machine. Ive tried to run w32tm resync a couple of times but that does only works on short term. It is said that it is the most powerful tools for monitoring.
There are a couple of well documented methods to monitor windows machines from nagios. Monitor windows performance counters with icinga or nagios. Nagios config files for multiple servers linux forum. Users can then easily drill down to specific problems enabling faster problem resolution across an entire infrastructure. Authentication active directory avec windows server 18 part iv. This plugin written in powershell monitors certificates on a windows server and warns you.526 909 1482 1486 845 583 1188 668 165 1489 287 924 682 1064 1597 11 918 89 728 253 423 476 58 36 1608 1185 1040 728 258 649 208 692 1466 1375 636 784 250